climate change


Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives for an audience with the participants at the Convention of Rome Diocese at St Peter's square on Sunday at the Vatican.

The Pope's thoughts on climate change are leaked

Jun 15, 2015
An Italian magazine publishes a 192-page draft that calls for 'urgent action.'
Posted In: pope francis, climate change, Vatican
Hank Lucido and his crew loading beetle-killed ponderosa pine on the Colorado-Wyoming border

Pine Beetle timber boom could soon bust

Apr 23, 2015
The beetle has eaten almost all the host trees, leaving less dead wood to harvest.
Posted In: timber industry, mountain pine beetles, climate change, wyoming

Big coal gets its day in court against the EPA

Apr 16, 2015
A federal court in Washington hears a challenge to the EPA's Clean Power Plan.
Posted In: coal, Environmental Protection Agency, clean power plan, climate change, carbon emissions
Homewood Mountain Ski Resort in Tahoe has had to close twice this season because of dry, warm conditions.

Unpredictable weather is remaking the ski industry

Mar 12, 2015
While small ski areas struggle, larger ones are finding new ways to make a profit.
Posted In: skiing, climate change, business
"It's a snowball."

Tallying the economic winners of the status quo

Feb 27, 2015
There is a cost to gridlock, but there are also economic winners.
Posted In: snow, Congress, climate change
Flooding in the low-lying Miami area, like that shown here from 2007, will get worse as sea-levels rise, putting much of the areas property values at risk.

The market doesn't charge for Florida's climate risk

Feb 13, 2015
Not yet, anyway. It's not built to recognize risks more than a few years away.
Posted In: Miami, Florida, water, climate change, rising seas, property values, bond market

Will global temperature rise inspire a behavior shift?

Jan 23, 2015
2014 was the hottest year on record. What's next for climate change policy and economics?
Posted In: climate change, global warming, sustainability, Economics
Miguel Arias Canete, EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, participates in a panel Wednesday in Lima.

At climate change meeting, poor countries step forward

Dec 10, 2014
More developing countries are making the commitment to fight emissions.
Posted In: climate change, UN, UN climate conference

The numbers for November 12, 2014

Nov 12, 2014
With a surprise climate agreement and Alibaba's huge sale, a lot's happening in China.
Posted In: climate change, alibaba, YouTube, spotify, viral, starbucks
Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle.

Low gas prices: exciting. Global warming: borrring.

Nov 7, 2014
Falling gas prices have been big news all week, but as the mid-term elections showed, for American voters, the flip side of cheap gas -- climate change – is a low urgency issue.
Posted In: climate change, urgency, gas prices